Media Advisory - What is it going to take to improve Canada's cyber security?

  • Trend Micro's senior threat researcher, Nart Villeneuve available for commentary
  • Presenting research behind new White Paper at Countermeasure 2012 in Ottawa on Thursday morning, October 25.

OTTAWA, Oct. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - This week's Auditor General report on cyber security has shown that Canada needs more vigorous safeguards.

Trend Micro's Senior Threat Researcher, Nart Villeneuve available to comment about what kinds of cyber threats the government faces, and what can be done to stay ahead of inevitable attacks in the future.

He will be presenting research and methodologies for Building Threat Intelligence at the Countermeasure 2012 Conference in Ottawa. The research draws from in-depth investigations of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) such as GhostNet and Shadownet while at the University of Toronto, as well as his contribution to the uncovering of LLURID and Luckycat since joining Trend Micro as a Senior Threat Researcher.

This research is also the foundation for his new white paper about the detection of Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) through network traffic analysis, which is being released in conjunction with Nart's presentation.

"There is more to cyber security then finding, identifying and stopping threat, To understand targeted attacks we need to see the patterns of a campaign and link them through careful monitoring and analysis," according to Mr. Villeneuve.

What:      Presentation on the detection of Advanced Persistent Threats and commentary on the Auditor General's Report on Cyber Security.
 
Who:     Nart Villeneuve, Senior Threat Researcher, Trend Micro
 
When:     Thursday Oct 25, 2012 
     
Where:   Ottawa Convention Centre

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro's Ottawa team works with more than 1000 plus cyber security experts, threat researchers and virus hunters around the world. The company has operations in more then 30 countries around the world and a growing Canadian presence.

For a copy of Nart Villaneuve's White Paper click here at 7 am EST on Thursday October 25th. http://www.trendmicro.com/us/security-intelligence/research-and-analysis/index.html#research-papers

 

 

SOURCE: Trend Micro Canada

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